Hi, I am connecting a Microsoft Access Database to a SDE Geodatabase in access. I am planning on using a ODBC connection to connect with the GIS SDE Database and then run some queryies and reports from those tables. Has anyone had success also pulling the attachments (pictures) from the GIS Database into access? I am trying to pull pictures attached to the features in a feature class within the database into a Microsoft Access Report.
Ok, I figured it out, I was using the wrong database connection and info...
In case anyone is wondering, I used the ODBC Database External Data wizard in MS Access to create a .dsn file my SQL Server connection (make sure you have the right access and permissions for that server), than created a link to connect to the tables I needed.
One more question (Thought I'd start here, may move it to another forum later...)
Can you view attachments from the sde gdb in access? I have the attacahment table and feature class table linked and can see the OLE oblject field for each feature...However I get this error...
"A problem occurred while MS Access was communicating with OLE server or ActiveX Control. / Close the OLE server and restart it outside of MS Access. Then Try the original operation again in MS Access."
Has anyone had success view the sde attachments through Access? I want to us them in a MS Access Report without having the have them twice in my database or somewhere else.